French fireman 'lit wildfires for adrenaline and recognition': prosecutor

A prosecutor in southern France said an arrested volunteer firefighter, who works fulltime as a forester, has admitted lighting several forest fires in May and July for the 'excitement' and 'adrenaline' it gave him, 'a need for social recognition' and to escape 'an oppressive family environment'.

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A prosecutor has said a firefighter from the south of France is responsible for a series of wildfires which he started in a quest for adrenaline, reports The Guardian.